5 Steps for Baby Boomers To Become Interns

Posted by on October 31, 2015
5 Steps for Baby Boomers To Become Interns
A diverse and inclusive workforce maximizes the potential of all workers and respects the lessons of experience and knowledge of all generations of workers. Baby Boomers who are laid-off, retired or in career transition are often more than willing to take low or at times unpaid positions. But without question its tough for Boomers to go back to the bottom…continue reading →

Investing in Diversity and Inclusion Through 3E Leadership®

Posted by on October 22, 2015
Investing in Diversity and Inclusion Through 3E Leadership®
Investing in Diversity and Inclusion Through 3E Leadership® Essential, Exceptional and Ethical Leaders create the extraordinary work environment that attracts and allows for the development and recruitment of extraordinary people. It is these extraordinary employees that provide extraordinary service to clients and customers and the extraordinary Diverse and Inclusive Organization.  According to a benchmark study by Deloitte Consulting, companies invest in…continue reading →

Organizational Development Drives Business Goals

Posted by on October 8, 2015
Organizational Development Drives Business Goals
The best organizations use organizational development to develop their workforce and implement change to achieve their business goals. Organizational Development is focused on strategic intervention and engagement of the workforce to improve the organization, increase effectiveness and assure long-term sustainability of the company. Organizational Development requires HR, OD and other practitioners to be conscious and knowledgeable of the modern and…continue reading →

Expat Orientation and Training – The Minimum

Posted by on October 1, 2015
Expat Orientation and Training – The Minimum
As a former expat myself and a global HR professional, I suggest at the minimum the following expat orientation services for the assignee and family; including non-American assignees who are taking expat assignments in the US. Expat orientation should be an ongoing process, not a one-time training that occurs before the assignee leaves for their host country. Expat Orientation and…continue reading →

7 High-Impact Career Development Steps

Posted by on September 21, 2015
7 High-Impact Career Development Steps
 previously published in Latin Trends Searching for a job is tough. The development of your career is tougher and if you are in a career transition, it can be stressing. No longer can we use our color, our native language or our accent as an excuse for not achieving our career aspirations. Your culture is a strength to be leveraged.…continue reading →

What is Human Capital?

Posted by on September 12, 2015
What is Human Capital?
Human Capital is the organization’s investment in development, molding and shaping of talent that employees bring to the organization. ~ Marv Russell The best organizations make significant investments in the development of their human capital: their people. Knowledge-based corporations infuse learning into all their systemic processes and with the understanding that this knowledge is imperative to strategic success. read the…continue reading →

HR Managers: Change Your Reputation

Posted by on August 20, 2015
HR Managers: Change Your Reputation
HR managers focus too much on “administrivia” and lack vision and strategic insight ~ Peter Cappelli in HBR There are any number of debates and arguments that Human Resources Management (HRM) can make, most of which will serve only to rationalize what, how, when and why we HR managers do what we do. We have a tough rap on our…continue reading →

Student-Athlete Behavior – A Punch Heard Around America

Posted by on July 30, 2015
Student-Athlete Behavior – A Punch Heard Around America
"Is there any logical rational why a 19-year-old prime conditioned athlete who represents the university, student-athletes across America, his family and his own integrity can be justified punching a woman?" Once again, I am in shock and outraged at student-athlete behavior. Everyday it appears that the word student-athlete loses integrity with the deluge of scandals and behavioral incidents that plaque…continue reading →

Stop Intern Hazing Today

Posted by on June 26, 2015
Stop Intern Hazing Today
Summer interns at Goldman Sachs authorized to ‘only’ work a 17 hour day? We repeatedly hear the stories of what interns will put up with – sexual harassment, poor management and even long hours with no sleep, resulting in death. Faced with no real leverage and a fear that any complaint may result in the loss of a future full-time…continue reading →